Day Dress Walking Suit Paquin 1912

silk (chiffon, velvet, satin, braid), mother-of-pearl (buttons)Measurements(a) 91.5 cm (centre back) 46.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 99.0 cm (centre back) 36.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)Place/s of ExecutionParis, FranceInscription(a) label, centre back neckline, woven in dark red on ivory silk: PAQUIN / PARIS LONDON / 3, Rue de la Paix Paris 39, Dover Street / ÉTÉ 1912
(b) label, centre back waist, inscribed in ink on ivory cotton ribbon: 47386Accession Number2015.670.a-bDepartmentInternational Fashion and TextilesCredit LineNational Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by Mrs Krystyna Campbell-Pretty in memory of Mr Harold Campbell-Pretty, 2015
© Paquin

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